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Sajjan puts onus on troops while defending use of harmful malaria drug - The Globe and Mail

Malaria News Feeds - November 15, 2016 - 01:53

Sajjan puts onus on troops while defending use of harmful malaria drug
The Globe and Mail
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is defending his department's continued prescription of an anti-malarial drug that Health Canada now agrees can cause permanent brain damage, saying troops make their own informed decisions about whether to take it.

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Nigeria loses $2.4bn to malaria annually — FG, Dangote Foundation - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - November 15, 2016 - 00:43

Vanguard

Nigeria loses $2.4bn to malaria annually — FG, Dangote Foundation
Vanguard
Speaking at the launch of the Private Sector Engagement Strategy against Malaria, PSESM, in Lagos, thee stakeholders called on organised private sector to join the movement towards ensuring that Nigeria attained its target of zero malaria by 2020.
Dangote collaborates with FG in malaria eliminationGuardian

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Dangote collaborates with FG in malaria elimination - Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 20:17

Guardian

Dangote collaborates with FG in malaria elimination
Guardian
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, says that the active participation of the private sector is vital to eliminating malaria in the country by 2020. A statement by the company on Monday in Lagos noted that Dangote said ...

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Dangote collaborates with FG in malaria elimination - Daily Trust - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 18:50

Daily Trust

Dangote collaborates with FG in malaria elimination - Daily Trust
Daily Trust
says that the active participation of the private sector is vital to eliminating malaria in the country by 2020. A statement by the company on Monday in Lagos ...

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Bauchi Govt to distribute 1m doses of anti-malaria drugs - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 18:21

Daily Trust

Bauchi Govt to distribute 1m doses of anti-malaria drugs
Daily Trust
The Bauchi State Government says it will distribute more than 1 million doses of anti-malaria drugs to residents to control the disease. The Executive Secretary of the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACTAMA), Dr Mansur Dada ...

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Bauchi Govt to distribute 1m doses of anti-malaria drugs - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 18:21

Bauchi Govt to distribute 1m doses of anti-malaria drugs
Daily Trust
The Bauchi State Government says it will distribute more than 1 million doses of anti-malaria drugs to residents to control the disease. The Executive Secretary of the Control of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Malaria (BACTAMA), Dr Mansur Dada ...

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Nigeria Records 35% Decline in Malaria Cases - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 14:46

Nigeria Records 35% Decline in Malaria Cases
AllAfrica.com
Nigeria has recorded a 35 per cent decline in malaria cases in five years with only 25 per cent of children under the age of five testing positive for the disease in 2015 compared to 40 per cent in 2010. Good as the news is, however, it follows a ...

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Probe malaria drug's psychotic effect on troops, Canadian veterans urge - The Globe and Mail

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 10:00

Probe malaria drug's psychotic effect on troops, Canadian veterans urge
The Globe and Mail
Mefloquine continues to be offered as a preventive medication to Canadian troops who are sent to countries where malaria is prevalent, despite the fact that Health Canada quietly acknowledged in August that the drug can cause irreparable harm. A new ...

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People educated on the dangers of malaria in Mpumalanga - Citizen

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 09:15

Citizen

People educated on the dangers of malaria in Mpumalanga
Citizen
The Mpumalanga department of health hosted celebrations at the Kamaqhekeza Stadium on Friday under the theme, “End malaria for good,” Corridor Gazette reports. November marks the start of the malaria season and the Southern African Development ...

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Nigeria records 35 per cent decline in malaria cases - Guardian

Malaria News Feeds - November 14, 2016 - 00:15

Guardian

Nigeria records 35 per cent decline in malaria cases
Guardian
Nigeria has recorded a 35 per cent decline in malaria cases in five years with only 25 per cent of children under the age of five testing positive for the disease in 2015 compared to 40 per cent in 2010. Good as the news is, however, it follows a ...

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Nigeria: Dangote Develops Strategy for Eradication of Malaria - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 13, 2016 - 07:06

Nigeria: Dangote Develops Strategy for Eradication of Malaria
AllAfrica.com
Dangote Foundation will tomorrow, Monday, November 14, launch a private sector policy document that targets to address once and for all, the scourge of malaria in the country. Malaria ravages the lives of a huge number of the country's population. It ...

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Rates of newborn deaths from pneumonia, malaria lowers down - Deccan Chronicle

Malaria News Feeds - November 12, 2016 - 04:58

Deccan Chronicle

Rates of newborn deaths from pneumonia, malaria lowers down
Deccan Chronicle
Washington D.C.: A recent study has found that there is reduction in the rates of deaths from pneumonia, diarrhoea, malaria, measles and deaths during birth. Estimates for 2015 suggest that 5.9 million children worldwide died before reaching the age of ...
2 Curable, Preventable Illnesses Kill 1.4 Million Children a Year, UNICEF Report SaysABC News
Tough action on pneumonia and diarrhoea can save more than one million lives annually – UNICEFUN News Centre
An infectious killer of kids and elderlyThe New Indian Express
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Ghana: Anti-Malaria Drug Developer Wins Innovation Prize - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 18:50

Ghana: Anti-Malaria Drug Developer Wins Innovation Prize
AllAfrica.com
ground-breaking anti-malarial drug extracted from a local plant, and a computer software that enables health care workers to determine the appropriate drug treatment for patients with HIV/AIDS, are two of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) award ...

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Jharkhand health department gears up to tackle malaria - Hindustan Times

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 17:03

Hindustan Times

Jharkhand health department gears up to tackle malaria
Hindustan Times
The Jharkhand health department has geared up to tackle malaria after an outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease was reported from different parts of the state, the latest from a village in Chaibasa. In Argundi village in the district, at least 103 ...

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Ministry of Health surpasses malaria reduction targets - The Reporter Belize

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 15:54

Devex

Ministry of Health surpasses malaria reduction targets
The Reporter Belize
The Ministry of Health announced this week that is had exceeded its 2016/2016 targets for malaria reduction. The Ministry said on Monday that it recently completed an external evaluation by the Global Fund and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO ...
Opinion: Into the 'Dragon's Den' — a business plan for healthy investmentsDevex

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Malaria Jigawa govt partners institute to eliminate virus by 2020 - Pulse Nigeria

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 15:07

Pulse Nigeria

Malaria Jigawa govt partners institute to eliminate virus by 2020
Pulse Nigeria
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), says it is collaborating with the Jigawa Government to establish an annual operational plan towards eliminating malaria in the state by 2020. Mr Dennis Mordi, the IHVN Communications Manager, quoted the ...

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Institute partners Jigawa Govt to eliminate malaria by 2020 - Daily Trust

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 13:48

Daily Trust

Institute partners Jigawa Govt to eliminate malaria by 2020
Daily Trust
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN),says it is collaborating with the Jigawa Government to establish an annual operational plan towards eliminating malaria in the state by 2020. Mr Dennis Mordi, the IHVN Communications Manager, quoted the ...

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Residents are educated on the dangers of malaria - Corridor Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 12:26

Corridor Gazette

Residents are educated on the dangers of malaria
Corridor Gazette
NAAS – November marks the start of the malaria season and the Southern African Development Community's (SADC) Malaria Awareness Week, culminating in Malaria Day. The Mpumalanga Department of Health hosted celebrations at the KaMaqhekeza ...

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Anopheles mosquito attractant could aid control of the spread of malaria - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - November 11, 2016 - 11:11

BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Anopheles mosquito attractant could aid control of the spread of malaria
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Vector control is an extremely successful approach to preventing the spread of malaria, with insecticide-treated bed nets remaining the most accepted prevention strategy. Other vector control methods include spraying insecticide around human residences ...

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Discuss findings of malERA Refresh process

MESA News - November 11, 2016 - 08:29
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